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5492Re: [Apicius] RE: Fwd: Was Alexander The Great Poisoned By Toxic Wine?

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  • Justin Mansfield
    Jan 14, 2014
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      Yeah, Dalby says this is mentioned by "Roman sources." I'm too lazy to look up the specifics, but apparently Corsican, Sardinian, and Pontic honey were considered risky for this reason.


      On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 2:33 PM, <hail_isis@...> wrote:
       

      Some old Greek wrote about the dangers of honey from hives that were near areas abounding with toxic plants poisonous to humans.  The honey could make one mad, sick, or dead.  or so it was said ...

      Happy Makar Sankranti!
      Demetria


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